Synacy

Company Lawyer

Location: Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines Type: Full Time Min. Experience: Mid Level

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Headquartered in Cebu City and with an office in Makati City, various teams across our group work to improve our services and technologies. If you apply and are successful you will be working with people who are fast acting and proactive while being encouraged to develop your proficiency and leadership. You will be rated on your ideas and execution, which should ensure your career is as rewarding as what you put in.

This role exists as we require a highly competent individual to provide internal counsel to management on legal matters. Also review contracts, documents, craft legal agreements, advise on legal matters and drive government compliance. The Corporate Secretary will be supported by an external lawyer on retainer and be the final step before documents, contracts and compliance issues reach them.

Job responsibilities include, but aren't limited to:

  • Ensures that the company is in full regulatory compliance with all relevant laws, rules, or regulations as required by relevant Philippine laws/authorities
  • Drafts or reviews contracts, policies, correspondences and other documents
  • Advises management on legal issues through verbal and written opinion/advice pertaining to regulatory compliance, labor, human relations, etc.
  • Prepares documents and provides review and guidance on contracts, new business ventures, and transactional matters
  • Furnish management with progress reports and collating information related to business processes

Skills and experience required:

  • An understanding of the the Philippine corporate legal system and how it affects business processes
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English
  • SEC, BIR legal processes and regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrable past experience in handling and producing legal documents
  • Analytical, detail-oriented, and great problem solving skills
  • Can work with minimum supervision and can effectively handle pressure

Preferable:

  • Experience in similar role
  • A member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines
  • Experience in HR and/or Operations Management is an advantage
  • Understanding of the Telecommunications industry favourable but not required
  • Strong Tagalog and Visayan communication skills

Please note that preliminary interviews will be done via Skype. If you have problems with this, kindly indicate your preferred point of contact.

We apologise, however, due to the volume of applications most likely we will not be able to respond to each applicant individually, however we do appreciate your time and will review each application that we receive.

 

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